Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation

1. Foundations And History Of Criminal Investigation

2. The Crime Scene: Identification and Collection of Evidence

3. The Crime Science: Field Notes, Documenting, and Reporting

Part 2: Follow-Up Investigative Processes

4. Identification of Criminal Suspects: Field and Laboratory Services

5. Legal Issues in Criminal Investigation

Part 3: Information Gathering

6. Interviews and Interrogations

7. Criminal Intelligence and Surveillance Operations

8. Management of Informants and Undercover Operations

Part 4: Crimes Against Persons

9. Death Investigations

10.  Robbery

11.  Assault and Related Offenses

12.  Missing and Abducted Persons

13.  Crimes against Children: Child Abuse, Child Fatalities, and Exploitation

Part 5: Crimes Against Property

14.  Theft-Related Offenses

15.  Arson, Bombings, and Terrorism

Part 6: Vice and Profit-Related Crime

16.  Special Investigations: Drug Trafficking and Gangs

17.  Special Investigations: White-Collar, Corporate, and Computer-Related Crimes

Part 7: Prosecution

18.  Preparation for Court